Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Hong Kong (HK)
Jul 10, 2018
Sep 08, 2018
Field of specialization
Job Type
Full time

Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Faculty Positions (Job ID: 3544)

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE) was formed under the School of Engineering with effect from 1 July 2017 following the merger of the Division of Biomedical Engineering and the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.

The Department of CBE is now inviting applications for multiple substantiation-track faculty positions at all ranks (Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor). Research areas of interest include product and process systems engineering, biomedical engineering, advanced materials, as well as all other established and emerging areas of chemical and biological engineering.

Applicants should have a PhD degree in chemical engineering, bioengineering or a closely related field.  Successful candidates are expected to develop strong, independent and innovative programs of externally sponsored research; teach effectively in chemical and/or biological engineering courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels; and participate in services of the Department, the School and the University.

Salary is highly competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Fringe benefits include annual leave, medical and dental benefits.   Housing benefits will also be provided where applicable.  Appointment for Professor will be on substantive basis.  Initial appointment for Assistant Professor/Associate Professor will normally be on a 3-year contract, renewable subject to mutual agreement.  A gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of contract.  Strong candidates applying for an Associate Professor position may also be considered for appointment on substantive terms. 

Details about the Department and its current research activities are available at  For further information about the School of Engineering and the University, please visit and respectively.

The University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and has a range of family-friendly policies in place.

Application Procedure

Interested candidates are invited to upload a full curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching, and the names and contact information of at least three referees via this link:

For enquiries, please send to Review of applications will start immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

(Information provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes only.)